Film Essay - The Representation of Women in the Films of Lars Von Trier

Lars von Trier, the enfant terrible of Danish cinema, has often been criticized for the way her treats female characters in his films. In this video essay, Sam Davies takes a closer look at the representation of women in von Trier’s depression trilogy: Antichrist (2009), Melancholia (2011) and Nymphomaniac (2013).

 

 

video essay by Sam Davies

Sam Davies

Videos: 2


Gender, Sexuality & Identity


Lars Von Trier: Style & Technique


Lars Von Trier